This video is based on Tobacco control and how is it possible to make "Tobacco Free India". Further it explains ways of educating people through pictorial warning that is either through text/visual/audio or audio-visual. This video also focus on smoking and tobacco consumption, how visual warnings in the cigarette packets can be helpful for new users of cigarette, why it is difficult to stop smoking and what are the ways of stopping it in any individual or patient. Later in the video, it explains about nicotin, its use, what harm it does to our body, and different types of nicotin intake. We also get to know social taboos involved in these things, uses of nicotin gum and its problems to the body, other options that can be used instead of tobacco and how cancer disease are related with the tobacco and cigarette consumption.
Senior Research Scientist and Associate Professor at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi.
Dr Manu Mathur is a Dental Surgeon with a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from University College London and a Masters in Public Health with specialization in Dental Public Health from the University of Glasgow (U.K.). He is currently working as Senior Research Scientist and Associate Professor at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi. He has been a recipient of the prestigious Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholarship for the year 2010-11, a Wellcome Trust scholarship for his doctoral studies in the year 2009 and another Welcome Trust Mid-Career Fellowship to undertake work on psychosocial determinants inequalities in oral health in India. His areas of expertise lies in Operations and Health Systems Research and Health Promotion. He has worked on many projects funded by Government of India, WHO, BMGF, USAID and NIH in the past and is currently leading large scale projects from MRC UK, Global Bridges Consortium, Government of India and Rockefeller Foundation. He has authored many high impact peer reviewed journal articles and is the author of multiple global health book chapters. He is currently serving as the Group Programme Chair for the Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network of International Association for Dental Research. He also holds a Honorary Clinical Lecturer position at University College London. He is also teaching at various courses offered at different institutes of PHFI on Health Promotion, Principles of Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems and Tobacco Control Modules.
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